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MPP Toby Barrett, Haldimand-Norfolk

Lord you are our rock and our redeemer.  Today we come to you to ask for your hand of blessing on MPP Toby Barrett.  Thank you for giving him years of health and strength to do the tasks you have set before him.  Thank you for his love of his country and his community. Bless him with health, wisdom, peace, and joy for his faithful service and continue to keep, guide, and protect him as he walks his journey of life. We pray in Jesus’ name. Amen.

First elected to the Ontario Legislature in June 1995, Toby was re-elected in 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2014, and 2018. Currently, Toby is the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (Agriculture and Food) as well as a member of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts and the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills. Toby has a Master of Science degree from the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) and a degree in Economics from the University of Guelph. A former teacher of high school Agriculture and Environmental Science, Toby is a partner in his family farm near Port Dover, and for 20 years worked for the Ontario Addiction Research Foundation. In 1993, Toby was awarded the Canada 125 medal for outstanding community service. Toby is a life-long resident of Haldimand-Norfolk. He and his wife Cari live on the family farm.  Before starting his career, Toby travelled in over 50 countries and has an abiding interest in antique cars, trucks and tractors.